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Date: 19-Nov-2021

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:34270
Position Category:Assessors
Position Type:Contractor On Demand

Management Systems Independent Contractor – Food Safety Auditor  

Bring your management systems audit skills and food safety sector experience to our Management Systems Lead Auditor role (subcontract / as needed basis) and make the most of your professional skills doing more of the work you enjoy.


This role is home based position with extensive travel required.


About the role

You will perform business assurance assessments and recommend certification, deferral, suspension or withdrawal of certification in accordance with FSSC22000 and ISO9001 management systems standards. You will actively build strong external and internal client relationships.

The outcome of your assessments will result in accurate, insightful reports that will be of real worth to our clients.

You will:

  • Have GFSI standard auditor certification (FSSC, SQF, BRC or IFS)
  • Have substantial experience in third party auditing/assessment to FSSC22000 and ISO9001 including system level auditing and process level auditing.
  • Have a minimum of five years of full-time work experience in the food-chain-related industry, including at least two years of work in quality assurance or food safety functions within food production or manufacturing, retailing, inspection or enforcement, or the equivalent.
  • Have experience with a wide range of food products including but not limited to confectionary, dry and wet pet food, beverages and other food products.
  • Hold a degree (or equivalent qualification) in a relevant subject (including studies in general microbiology, general chemistry, and food science).
  • Possess a high standard of personal presentation, excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and a flexible attitude.
  • Have the ability to travel extensively throughout North America, and occasionally overseas if needed.
  • Be keenly focused on client service excellence.
  • You will be competent in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Work safely and robustly implement health and safety rules, instructions and systems. Refuse any work that compromises your safety or health.
  • Promptly report incidents including near miss and safety observations, accidents and injuries. Flag any health and safety concerns with your line manager.


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